Wednesday sees rise of 2,309 in Covid cases

Some 2,309 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in the Czech Republic on Wednesday, according to official Ministry of Health data. This brings the total number of active infections to a record 28,048. The number of patients in hospital with the coronavirus has more than tripled since the start of this month; three times as many are in a serious condition.

The number of deaths with Covid-19 has climbed by 11 to 555. That figure is around 130 higher than at the beginning of September.

Author: Ian Willoughby